CINCINNATI (5-3-1) at NEW ORLEANS (4-5)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE - Saints by 5 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cincinnati 4-5, New Orleans 4-5
SERIES RECORD - Tied 6-6
LAST MEETING - Saints beat Bengals 34-30, Dec. 5, 2010
AP PRO32 RANKING - Bengals No. 16, Saints No. 18
BENGALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (12), PASS (21).
BENGALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (31), PASS (20).
SAINTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (6), PASS (3).
SAINTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (11, PASS (24).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Former LSU RB Jeremy Hill has 209 yards rushing and two TDs in his past two games for Bengals. . WR A.J. Green, since entering NFL in 2011, has 4,214 yards receiving, third most in AFC. ... WR Mohamed Sanu has 24 catches for 414 yards and two TDs in his last three games. ... Bengals RB Giovani Bernard is averaging 85 yards from scrimmage during past six games with five TDs rushing. . Since 2012, Geno Atkins has 20 sacks, second among NFL DTs. ... LB Emmanuel Lamur leads Bengals with 60 tackles, including team-high 11 vs. Cleveland. ... Bengals are allowing about 392 yards per game, about 86 yards per game more than last season. ... Saints have lost four games by three or fewer points, holding lead in all four in last two minutes. ... Saints QB Drew Brees passed for career-high 510 yards in last meeting in the Superdome. ... In his past 12 games at home, Brees is 11-1 and has completed 71.8 percent of passes (346 of 482) for 4,102 yards with 37 TDs and eight INTs. ... Since joining New Orleans in 2006, Brees leads NFL with 41,549 yards passing and 301 TDs passing. . Mark Ingram has rushed for 100 yards in three straight, first Saints RB to do so since Deuce McAllister in 2003. In his past three games, Ingram averaged 130.7 yards rushing. . TE Jimmy Graham has 14 TDs in his past 13 home games. ... Since 2011, Graham leads NFL TEs with 326 catches, 4,101 yards and 43 TDs. ... WR Brandin Cooks leads NFC rookies with 48 catches; he had five catches for 90 yards and TD last week vs. San Francisco. . LB Junior Galette has seven sacks in his past eight games vs. AFC teams. Galette has 12 sacks in his past 12 home games. ... DE Cameron Jordan has 11 sacks in his past 11 games in Superdome. Jordan has 17 1-2 sacks in his past 24 games overall.
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